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captioned by the national captioning institute >> live, and in hd, this is abc7 "news at noon" on you side. >> the reflecting pool of the national mall is empty. i am cynné simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. it was a disappointing picture
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long renovation process. jummy olabanji went down to the to check of the progress. >> the water in the reflecting s gone, and sell -- soon elegy will follow suit. crews from the national park service for all in full service up.orce, cleaning the reflecting pool had been closed for several months after a renovation project was but after it was ago, algaew weeks started to grow. they could have for it to filter out, but have lasted months. >> the best way was to remove it. grow >>it will not from are tourists michigan. pictureed to get a nice the pool but were
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see thisted to instead. you would think somebody goingfigure out what is on. >> officials with the national tell us they hope have this cleaned up in the couple of weeks toyota many tourists say it is also -- many say it is also worth a long term fix. >> it would be better to look at it. is causing officials say they have done , as the entire project cost around $100,000. money well spent, according to officials.rk service >> this was not expected and it is frustrating, but we will deal it. >> and jummy olabanji, abc 7 news. >> the weather is not helping much. >> meteorologist steve rudin is the weather center with when expect sunshine. >> give it another couple of
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hours. skies will start to clear. the showers had come to an end. the showers are now to the north east, moving into new jersey. they have moved. look that temperatures. 78 reagan national airport. 77 at dulles. korean the martin county mountains. the travel forecast -- cooler in the mountains. the travel forecast -- no problems. thewest looking at some of great. changes on theg way. highs only in the upper- lower-60's. when in a fewu minutes. police have a composite who might bean responsible for five assaults on springfield area. this is of a man described as
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hispanic in his 30's with dark neatly-trimmed beard. said he wore aim black and white bandana. the first attack happened september 7 anyone with contaction is asked to fairfax county police. atthis morning students school reacted to the disappearance of their classmate, bryan glenn. , they sayays later dunkin' donuts was the last place this teenager was seen. then, he vanished. >> this empty box was found in his abandoned brand new car wasly 24 hours after he last seen. >> we have to many customers >>
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captured him buying doughnuts. what happened after he left? >> the the mets were purchased after bryan glenn -- purchased onewere hour after bryan glenn dropped brother off. from footballhome practice. >> i am very frustrated. maybeat i'm coming down, they're not telling me everything. has hit the school during homecoming week. >> the teenager left his cell phone behind. police are notal this budgetat unusual. police are not ready to treat this as an adoption.
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they called a missing persons case. >> we do not of good, solid leads. >> no sign the teenager has used a debit or credit. . had $12 cash. was talking about how excited playing in the homecoming e.otball gam fordid it take three days the camera footage? the new manager that operate then how to security system. 22-year-old man arrested for the brutal attack and an in out of jail e is notpolice say h for the attack. justin strong was received from jail and edwin gonzalez is now charged with murder, beating a with a baseball bat. the victim is hospitalized with
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injuries. >> 33 days until the election, is in therst debate books. high expectations for romney, and he came out swinging. his moves made even harsh he had a goodat debate. -- admit he had a good debate. >> the debate started with a handshake and then turned into assault by mitt romney, going after the left four years in office. president's policies, middle income americans have been crushed. he also described the cuts. will stop the subsidy to pbs. spending things to borrow money from china to for it. >> 5 million jobs in the private created. industry has come back and housing has begun to rise. said there was no way mitt
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promise ofd keep his taxes without adding to deficit. before thee weeks election, he says his big, bold idea is never mind. >> the president never brought the controversial 47%,. analysts say it was romney who won this debate. >> moments like this could wipe slate clean. >> as both candidates hit the supporters of, the present offer this a device. -- twohave to the war debates, did it to mitt romney. >> this debate is making a new on the -- is having a on twitter. >> twitter tracks just how many tweets were sent and which most. sparked the
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there were 10.3 million sent between 9:00 in 1030. came whenhe moderator not" romney, "let's talk about ad to topic.nt comments about cutting funding pbs for also hot topics. abc7 is your vote 2012 station the candidates on the road again today. we will have more on that at 87 at 5:00 and 6:00 right here. >> a story is developing in where the country's has authorized military operations against syria. turkish official said has admitted for the killed fivet including a six-year- boy. syria has formally apologized for the deaths and has assured
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nations it will not happen again. an outbreak of a non- contagious, rare form of meningitis has killed four people. than two dozen people in states have become sick receiving steroid mostly for back pain. believe theials steroid product is at fault and the have identified manufacturer. , mark zuckerberg statusheadlines with his update on facebook. eddy wins. to be a winner. d.c. is preparing for the plight of. >> he does not talk much. we will look at the
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krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day sis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schohools...from gaming revees that would have...
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ne to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to.o. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about or and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class falies rely on medicaid to help d ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities?
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>> the national's secured home advantage throughout the playoffs, snagging the best with their 98 win. now of road to the world series y when they play the between thee game the braves.d
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the home playoff game will be wednesday. four home playoff games, d.c. p to $76,000 for security and traffic control. d.c. officials expect the city what they spent after they estimate the city make $500,000 per game on revenue from hotel and restaurant taxes. >> despite the win for the nationals, one of the big in the form of a teddy finally winning the mascot race. big win, and as i found out, teddy still celebrating. >> what might be the longest streak in all of sports a end right here. finally got it done. -- and end right here.
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got it done. what were you thinking when he finally got it done? >> it like a grand celebration. much does this mean to the team and the fans? they started chanting his over and over. last time they started -- they did that? everybody wanted it, and teddy get his was going to together and give it to .im >> they rallied for this guy. when you saw all of these people cheering, it had to moment, and a great you, too? >> you got a thrill out of that? he was ready to do it. >> the big question is will it continue down? he is the only one that can
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question. in october.possible >> can you pull another one out you one and done? that looks like a man with confidence. congratulations. best wishes in the playoffs. they actually authenticated the wearing. he was major league baseball put tags all of it. official outfit that he wore. historic outfit to be .ure i think this is a new day. he can makeee if two in a row. >> very exciting. >> we have been proving weather. out with a few hasers and the sunshine out.d hour or two and l see sunshine with warmer temperatures today, and into
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tomorrow. i do not want to talk about the weekend. will cool down. 78 degrees at reagan national airport. do point levels are still degrees.t 70 still feelsit sticky and uncomfortable. air to look for more dry move in this afternoon and this evening. 79 degrees in woodbridge. rain for woodbridge. sprinkles in potomac. degrees. lafayette elementary school, 74 degrees in the district. temperatures outside, it does like october. 77 at dulles. gaithersburg. frederick, 75 degrees. of warm air to go around. hopper-60's in pittsburgh, detroit and chicago, but to the is a big shothere r air on the way, across dakotas.
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only 36 degrees, and that wayer air will push our next 48 hours, and by sunday, a daytime high of only the upper-50's 260 degrees. skies will clear out across west virginia and western pennsylvania. doppler radar is dry. showers are long gone. futurecast shows temperatures into the 50's, day.omorrow a beautiful sunshine. 80 degrees. then, the showers arrive mid-day saturday. saturday afternoon, a cool down sunday. 70's-to-lower-80's. lots of sunshine. the extended outlook. sunday, sunday,
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lower-60's with the chance of morning shower. monday should be a crisp, october day. corner withng the t shot of cooler air. >> nearly two dozen dogs rescued from a south carolina puppy mill home now -- are now calling d.c. home. they were found living in conditions. deputies say many had infections. be treated and be ready for adoption soon. hope to find great homes. still to come, a milestone for facebook despite problems on stock market. >> at 4:00, here from a single just like the cambridge. e is getting a royal
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treatment. [ female announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class?
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barack obama and the liberals already have. to pay for government-run healthcare, you'll pay higher taxes and more for yoedur medicine. and their plan includes a trillion dollars in higher taxes. even on the middle class. mitt romney and common sense conservatives will cut taxes on the middle class. and they'll close loopholes for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. e have good news for consumers and the economy. credit-card fees have hit an 11-
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year low. the report found left -- less 3% of accounts for 30 days more overdue. consumers are saving more money workingowing less while down debt. facebook has surpassed the 1 market. mark zuckerberg made the announcement by updating his .acebook status that means one out of every world havee in the facebook. zuckerberg recently made a trip promote facebook to they're looking at ways china. >> the national group every 15 minutes is kicking off the demonstration on the dangers of drinking and driving. they say every 15 minutes injured or killed in related or distracted driving accident. crash simulation that included staged victim's and
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response.medical tonight at 5:00, a growing concern for new mothers. studies show the developingk of in thecancer increases childbirth and e not sure why. we will talk to a young mother breast cancer and latest research on why this might be happening. >> next, why those red stickers are leading d.c.. what makes the sleep number store different?
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expect to see dorothy's ruby red slippers at smithsonian for the next of months as they will be loaned to a london museum for a hollywoodhibit about costings. did not worry. them, the slippers d.c. novembern 21. a plan.s like >> it is the first time the issues and the address have been the filming.e >> a magic moment. >> tomorrow looks great. temperatures around 80 degrees. saturday with showers. only around 61 degrees degrees for our daytime high. degrees for our daytime high.
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i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. degrees for our daytime these appliances could have been made here in america. but a company called global tech maximized profits by paying its workers next to nothing... under sweatshop conditions in china. when mititt romney led bain, thy saglobal tech as a good investment... even knowing that the firm promoted its practice of exploiting... low-wage labor to its investors. mitt romney - tough on china? since when?
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